No matter how thorough our vets are, some diagnoses require more than just a physical examination alone. That’s why we can use special ultrasound scanners, which enable us to carry out detailed examinations of internal organs without the need for general anaesthesia.
Non-invasive investigations and monitoring of heart, chest and abdominal disorders. Ultrasound can often be more sensitive to the detection of abdominal masses than radiography. Studies can often be done in the conscious patient. We usually just have
to clip a small area of hair over the area under investigation.